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What emotion is driving the market now?

  • Fear & Greed Now: 42 (Fear)
  • Fear & Greed Previous Close: 75 (Extreme Greed)
  • Fear & Greed 1 Week Ago: 53 (Neutral)
  • Fear & Greed 1 Month Ago: 71 (Greed)
  • Fear & Greed 1 Year Ago: 34 (Fear)
Last updated Jun 24 at 6:12pm

Seven Fear & Greed Indicators

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Stock Price Strength
Extreme Greed

The number of stocks hitting 52-week highs exceeds the number hitting lows and is at the upper end of its range, indicating extreme greed.

Last changed Jun 16 from a Greed rating

Updated Jun 24 at 4:05pm

 
Junk Bond Demand
Greed

Investors in low quality junk bonds are accepting 2.44 percentage points in additional yield over safer investment grade corporate bonds. This spread is lower than what has been typical during the last two years and indicates that investors are pursuing higher risk strategies.

Last changed Jun 23 from an Extreme Greed rating

Updated Jun 24 at 4:00pm

 
Stock Price Breadth
Greed

The McClellan Volume Summation Index measures advancing and declining volume on the NYSE. During the last month, approximately 1.16% more of each day's volume has traded in advancing issues than in declining issues, pushing this indicator towards the upper end of its range for the last two years.

Last changed Jun 10 from an Extreme Greed rating

Updated Jun 24 at 4:20pm

 
Put and Call Options
Neutral

During the last five trading days, volume in put options has lagged volume in call options by 26.48% as investors make bullish bets in their portfolios. This is a lower level of put buying than has been the norm during the last two years and is a neutral indication.

Last changed Jun 23 from an Extreme Greed rating

Updated Jun 24 at 5:31pm

 
Market Momentum
Fear

The S&P 500 is 1.11% above its 125-day average. During the last two years, the S&P 500 has typically been further above this average than it is now, indicating that investors are committing capital to the market at a slower rate than they had been previously.

Last changed Jun 23 from an Extreme Greed rating

Updated Jun 24 at 4:59pm

 
Safe Haven Demand
Extreme Fear

Bonds have outperformed stocks by 9.57 percentage points during the last 20 trading days. This is close to the weakest performance for stocks relative to bonds in the past two years and indicates investors are fleeing risky stocks for the safety of bonds.

Last changed Jun 23 from a Neutral rating

Updated Jun 24 at 6:12pm

 
Market Volatility
Extreme Fear

The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) is at 25.76, 64.82% above its 50-day moving average and indicates that investors are concerned about the near-term values of their portfolios.

Last changed Jun 23 from a Neutral rating

Updated Jun 23 at 8:00pm

 

Fear & Greed Over Time

 
How the Index works
CNN's Fear & Greed Index tracks seven indicators of investor sentiment.
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